From the excitement of the Vegas Strip to the natural beauty of the surrounding desert landscape, Las Vegas has something for everyone. While the city is famous for its casinos, it also offers up an endless queue of magic shows, circuses and other family-friendly events. If you’re looking for a more laid-back trip, take a short drive to the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Park just minutes away, or make a day trip to Lake Mead along the Arizona border. Looking for a vacation rental where you and your family can kick back and enjoy a barbecue after a day of Vegas adventures? Here are some of the best Las Vegas vacation rental locations to find your home away from home.

1. Downtown Las Vegas

Architecture Buildings at Casino City

The residential area of Downtown Vegas puts all the entertainment of the city at your fingertips. Head over to the High Roller to see the city lights from atop the 550-foot Ferris wheel. Walk along the Strip to see the fountain show in front of the Bellagio. Exploring Vegas can be tiring, so take some time to relax at your vacation rental in between shows and adventures.

2. Sunrise Manor

Vintage Las Vegas Suburbs
Source: Flickr / Roadsidepictures

Situated just Northeast of the Strip, Sunrise Manor puts you a little farther from the hustle and bustle of the city. Enjoy views of Frenchman Mountain from a lawn chair in your own private yard, and head over to the golf course for a break from traditional Vegas fun. You can also bring your family to Clark County Wetlands Park to look for birds and frogs along the trails.

3. Spring Valley

Wet n Wild, Las Vegas, Nevada
Source: Flickr / Ken Lund

This beautiful community in the southwest corner of the greater Las Vegas area is the ideal getaway if you seek relaxation. World-class water parks, ample community parks and quiet residential streets characterize Spring Valley. Take a walk to the 240-acre Desert Breeze park to enjoy a picnic, and don’t miss the annual Bite of Las Vegas event for food and music.

4. Enterprise

Red Rocks Canyon near Las Vegas
Source: Flickr / Mike Hiran

Tucked away in the southernmost corner of Las Vegas, this community offers wide open spaces, parks and all the basic amenities nearby for a stress-free vacation. Best of all, Enterprise is neighbor to Red Rock Canyon National Park, which offers hiking trails and scenic drives through some of Nevada’s most breathtaking desert scenery.

5. Paradise

Shark Reef Aquarium

If you want to stay right next door to the Las Vegas Strip, Paradise is the place for you. Enjoy easy access to McCarran International Airport as well as attractions ranging from the Pinball Hall of Fame to Shark Reef Aquarium. When you’re ready to kick back, head to Sunset Park to grill some hot dogs or try your luck at the fishing lake.

6. Silverado Ranch

Red Rocks on Utah

Located south of Las Vegas just off the freeway, Silverado Ranch is a picturesque neighborhood featuring high-end suburban homes and luxury condos, ensuring a vacation getaway with all the comforts of home.

7. Summerlin

Red rock canyon

Tucked between the Spring Mountains to the west and Las Vegas to the East, this master-planned community offers beautiful mountain views, cafes and grills, and plenty of golf courses for a relaxing vacation. Plus, staying in Summerlin gives you easy access to both hiking in Red Rock Canyon as well as endless entertainment along the Strip. The neighborhood itself boasts 40 miles of trails where your family can enjoy hiking and biking.

8. North Las Vegas

Premium Outlets North Vegas
Source: Flickr / Sean MacEntee

Despite its close proximity to the Las Vegas Strip, North Las Vegas has a distinct small-town feel, perfect for vacationers who like to get away from the city scene after a day of fun. Check out the Mob Museum or the Neon Museum for a change of pace, or enjoy some shopping at the outlets. If you want a little more adventure, book a helicopter ride so your family can get a bird’s-eye view of Vegas.

9. Canyon Gate

Canyon Gate Country Club, Las Vegas, Nevada
Source: Flickr / Dan Perry

This neighborhood rests just of the Strip and offers some of the most beautiful homes and vacation rentals in town. Canyon Gate and the neighboring communities offer a rich selection of parks for you and your family to enjoy during your Las Vegas trip. Bring your kids to play on the playground at Rainbow Family Park, or have a picnic at All American Park.

10. Winchester

trees on a golf course
Source: Flickr / skeeze

Staying in Winchester places you just East of downtown Las Vegas and the Strip, giving you easy access to the live shows, city lights and shopping for which the city is famous. Despite its convenient location, Winchester features laid-back vibes with quiet streets, golf courses and country clubs. The neighborhood is also just steps from family favorites such as Adventuredome Theme Park making it a great home base for your Las Vegas adventure.

10 . MacDonald Ranch

Las Vegas Golf Course
Source: Flickr / Nevada Tourism Media Relations

This beautiful neighborhood is nestled at the foot of Sloan Canyon and Black Mountain at the southeast corner of the city, providing a true getaway for your Los Vegas vacation. When you’re not taking in the city’s sites, enjoy the warm weather from the pool or porch of your vacation rental, or test your swing at Desert Willow Golf Course.